Onate High School

Onate High School serves 1,851 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NM average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the state average of 75%.
Onate High School operates within the Las Cruces School District.
The school district's 63% graduation rate is lower than the NM state average of 72%.

Overview

The student population of 1851 students has declined by 14% over five years.
The teacher population of 106 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,851 students
Onate High School Total Students (1989-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 106 teachers
Onate High School Total Teachers (1989-2013)
Students by Grade Onate High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 is more than the state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NM) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 14:1
Onate High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2013)
Asian
1%
1%
Onate High School Asian Students (1990-2013)
Hispanic
70%
60%
Onate High School Black Students (1990-2013)
Black
4%
2%
Onate High School Black Students (1990-2013)
White
25%
25%
Onate High School White Students (1990-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Onate High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NM All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.45 0.38
Onate High School Diversity Score (1990-2013)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
40%
61%
Onate High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2013)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
6%
Onate High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 30,493 students has grown by 25% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 63% has decreased from 92% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,228 is less than the state average of $16,127. The district revenue/student has grown by 23% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,809 is less than the state average of $16,153. The district spending/student has grown by 17% over four years.
School District Name Las Cruces School District
Number of Schools
Managed
42
3
Number of Students Managed 30,493 312
Las Cruces School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 63% 72%
Las Cruces School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $248 MM $10 MM
Las Cruces School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $238 MM $10 MM
Las Cruces School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,228 $16,127
Las Cruces School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,809 $16,153
Las Cruces School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Centennial High School (5.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mesa Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sonoma Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Las CrucesSonoma Elementary School
    4201 Northrise Dr
    Las CrucesNM 88011
    (505)527-5800
    1.3 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 652 students                      
  • Las CrucesMonte Vista Elementary School
    4675 Peachtree Hills
    Las CrucesNM 88012
    (505)268-3520
    1.7 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 484 students                      
  • ClovisHighland Elementary School
    100 East Plains
    ClovisNM 88101
    (505)527-9636
    1.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 754 students                      
  • Las CrucesMesa Middle School
    7225 Jornada Rd North
    Las CrucesNM 88001
    (575)627-2800
    1.8 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 628 students                      
  • Las CrucesSunrise Elementary School
    5300 Holman Rd
    Las CrucesNM 88012
    (505)527-5800
    2.2 mi | Gr. 3-5 | 450 students                      

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